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Tanisha Price-Johnson participates in the vigil with her nephew, Savion Bullock.

Saturday morning, about 100 people gathered in El Presidio Park for a day of action in honor of Trayvon Martin. The event, organized by the UA Black Student Union, was one of hundreds of vigils planned to take place throughout the nation. "We don’t want it to stop here. A lot of times we see people get enraged and angry about things like this and then it just sort of dies down," one attendee said. Read more» 2

Sen. John McCain called on lawmakers across the country, including in Arizona, to review the Stand Your Ground law that allowed George Zimmerman to walk free in the days after he killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin and conceded that the country still has “a long way to go” towards achieving full equality for African Americans. Read more»

Attorney John Munger, state Sen. Linda Lopez, Tucsoncitizen.com administrator Mark B. Evans, former Pima County Democratic Party chairman Paul Eckerstrom Read more»

After Trayvon Martin was shot and killed in Florida, demonstrations nationwide drew thousands of people, including to this one in New York City’s Union Square.

Before the mass shootings in a Connecticut school, a Colorado theater, and a Wisconsin Sikh temple, a shot from Sanford, Fla., was heard around the world. One year ago, a neighborhood watch volunteer took the life of an unarmed teenager, inciting international outrage and causing President Obama to reflect on how the teen could have been his own son. Read more»

A recent Tampa Bay Times investigation identified nearly 200 instances since 2005 where the state's Stand Your Ground law has played a factor in prosecutors' decisions, jury acquittals or a judge's call to throw out the charges. Read more»

Marissa Alexander, 31, was sentenced to 20 years in prison in Jacksonville, Fla., on Friday for firing one shot in the direction of her abusive husband in a 2010 dispute.

Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law, which has been used to defend George Zimmerman's murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, failed as a defense strategy in two separate court cases. Read more»

Smart v. Stupid: Ted Nugent sounds crazy -- until you understand who he's working for. He has a very important reason to get himself in the news; he’s launching his own line of Ted Nugent brand ammunition. Read more» 1

Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum reaches a climax, George Zimmerman sleeps behind bars, and we hear Ann Romney is some sort of saint. It's been a big week in politics. Here's the roundup. Read more»

People gathered in New York's Union Square on Wednesday to protest the February shooting of Trayvon Martin in Florida.

The National Rifle Association used endorsements, campaign cash and political pressure to push stand-your-ground laws through state legislatures. Read more»